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Music fills the night in Claremont

Music fills the night in Claremont
Give Up the Junk from Chino Hills closes out the night at the Claremont Village’s weekly summer and fall event, Friday Nights Live. Drummer Michael Otkay completes his drum solo during the band’s rendition of Kool and the Gang’s hit “Celebration” while bassist Brendan Bennett, electric guitarist Garrett Hazen, singer/trombonist Michael Bennett and singer/saxophone player Erick Diaz prepare... 

CAB helps students blow off steam

CAB helps students blow off steam
Natalie Holland, a junior public affairs major, reaches up to catch socks thrown from the second floor of the Campus Center at Destination Procrastination last week. Event sponsors CAB and ASULV gave out green socks to all those who attended. Destination Procrastination, designed to relive some pre-finals stress, was held in the Campus Center from 8 p.m. until 2 a.m. May 16. / photo by Katherine Careaga Candice... 

CAB starts summer with a splash

CAB starts summer with a splash
Freshman kinesiology major Andrew Phillips prepares for impact at ASULV’s Soakfest on Tuesday. The event included two water slides, a water gun battle area, a foam pit, and a watermelon-eating contest. With temperatures rising above 90 degrees on Tuesday, the third annual Soakfest could not have happened at a better time. Food was also provided via food trucks and prizes were given away. / photo... 

Clark discusses local water issues

Clark discusses local water issues
Al Clark, associate vice president of academic affairs, presents “ Water, Watershed and Warming: An Environmental History of the San Gabriel River, 1542-2042” at Monday’s faculty lecture. Clark, who has been researching this topic since he was an undergraduate, is compiling his research into a book. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Candice Nuñez Staff Writer Al Clark, wearing a watering can with... 

Students’ talent moves the crowd

Students’ talent moves the crowd
Vicky Campos, junior music major, and Zachary Green, senior theater major, perform at Sunday’s student recital. Campos sang “Va! Laisse couler mes larmes” by Jules Massenet and “I’ve Heard an Organ Talk Sometimes” by Aaron Copland. Green sang “Someone to Fall Back On,” by Jason Robert Brown. / photo by Katherine Careaga Candice Nuñez Staff Writer Sweet sounds of student voices rang... 

Neher to retire after 55 years

Neher to retire after 55 years
Robert Neher, professor of biology and chairman of the natural sciences division, is retiring after 55 years of service to the La Verne community. Neher is an avid collector of Native American artifacts. He recently acquired a kachina, a Native American character carving that can represent anything from an element, a location, a quality, a natural phenomenon or a concept. Neher loves collecting coins... 

Sex-travaganza teaches precaution

Candice Nuñez Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board informed students about practicing safe sex with an interesting spin in an event dubbed Sex-travaganza: Condom Casino Wednesday night in the Campus Center. “We’re all in college and we all have sex, there’s no denying it so we all need to learn how to practice safe sex and be safe while we’re doing it,” sophomore CAB philanthropy chairwoman... 

‘Geolocation’ show reveals transparency of social media

'Geolocation' show reveals transparency of social media
Junior photography major Hunter Cole peels plastic off the latest installation in the Carlson Gallery, called “Geoloca­tion: Desertscapes,” by photographers Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman. The gallery will hold a reception at 6 p.m. Thursday at which photographers will be available to talk via video chat. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Candice Nuñez Staff Writer One of the most popular social media... 

Community News: LV residents participate in 22nd Citizen’s Academy class

Candice Nuñez Staff Writer The La Verne Police Department is sponsoring a 10-week educational program that offers community members unique insight into life on the police force. For the 22nd Citizen’s Academy class, approximately 22 community members, including some students, attend a weekly Wednesday night class designed to enhance community awareness of the various police department functions. “I... 

Dolores Huerta inspires crowd to ‘¡Vive!’

Dolores Huerta inspires crowd to ‘¡Vive!’
Dolores Huerta, co-founder of United Farm Workers union, speaks in Morgan Auditorium Friday. Diversity Week’s community presentation on International Women’s Day showed that it was over 50 years ago that she co-founded the union with Cesar Chavez. / photo by Zachary Horton Candice Nuñez Staff Writer In a campus-wide presentation ending diversity week, the multicultural council and student services... 
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